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Quality Engineer

Company: SIG SAUER
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Quality Engineer 1st ShiftSIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER's workforce is located across eight locations in the United States. The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team. Position Summary:Responsibilities include support of manufacturing quality, quality training, supplier quality, and quality testing. Duties will encompass development and implementation of plant wide training programs, conducting internal audits, investigating causes of nonconformance by performing statistical analysis of inspection and test data resulting in implementing corrective actions, and other continuous improvement efforts that can included the entire breath of the organization, i.e., New Product Introduction (NPI) validation, creating test validation plans, reviewing work instructions, and/or establishing inspection/sampling plans. The successful candidate will have knowledge in mechanical &/or optical inspection techniques and equipment, an understanding of drawings, specifications and standards, a significant familiarity with multi-stage drawing processes, and a background of quality system improvement including Internal Auditing and Training development. Job Duties & Responsibilities:Primary: Quality Engineering support within Design, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain as follows: Assist Quality Management in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality management system by: Develop and implement a detailed employee training program focused on Hourly employees but to included Salaried employees as well. This program will strengthen the overall facility quality awareness thru individual training by enhancing knowledge of quality training, manufacturing control plans, and inspection work instructions. Conducts audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audit finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventive actions. Analyze failure, corrective and preventive action to respond to auditing party. Ensure timely resolution of internal failure, corrective actions and preventive actions. Participates in continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S, Kaizen lean methods, etc. Participates in continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S, Kaizen lean methods, etc. from items found thru: Inspection data reviews to assure integrity and provide data analysis, as needed. Communicates effectively with all departments, particularly Inspection, Assembly and Engineering, regarding problems and corrective action. Evaluation of the MRB process to identify non-conforming product thru analyzes of data to establish trends in order to prioritize root cause and corrective action activities. Investigates and resolves part or process quality issues as part of a hands-on operations team. This includes communicating in both writing and verbally to customers (internal/external) and suppliers so they understand fundamentals of issues and resolutions. Applies problem solving techniques to help perform root cause analysis in the implementation of corrective action, and effectively works with team members of other disciplines to resolve issues with robust solutions. Secondary: Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation, utilizing knowledge in engineering fields as needed. Support preparation of first article inspections, including identification of critical features with engineering and coordination with inspection to assure proper inspection techniques. Works with manufacturing team to implement any new testing criteria or assembly methods that are developed. Interfaces with Engineering and Assembly to ensure transfer to Production of new products are in accordance with approved data and appropriate records. Devises sampling procedures, develops electronic forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality/reliability data. Work with Supply Chain to effectively execute Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR) and Corrective Actions Preventive Actions (CAPA) Read and interpret contract test requirements/specifications which will dictate test procedures. Utilize instrumentation to study accuracy, precision, reliability, forces. Etc.. to allow a respond output of a test report which captures the necessary data in a standard format. Helps the quality inspectors to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system. Implements methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material utilizing procedures. Testing/Inspection as necessary Support Design of Experiments. Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in technical field (e.g., mathematics, statistics, mechanical, manufacturing Engineering) or equivalent experience 5 - 7+ years related experience and/or training Working knowledge of quality tools (FMEA, Gauge R, SPC, process capability analysis, CAR, etc.) Problem solving and root cause analysis understanding Knowledge with ISO 9001 / TS-16949 certification Ability to interpret drawings, including solid working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD) Familiarity with metrology concepts and inspection methods Considerable awareness of statistical methods and applying statistical tools/techniques Basic computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Statistical software, and MRP systems Collaborative and effective team player and able to work with teams Attention to detail Able to travel domestically (~15%) ASQ CQE and/or Green Belt Six Sigma Certification a plus Familiarity of ITAR, ATF, EAR a plus Familiarity with Oracle a plusWorking Conditions: Able to lift up to 25 pounds Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas. SIG SAUER, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

Keywords: SIG SAUER, Little Rock , Quality Engineer, Other , Jacksonville, Arkansas

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